Pakistan would come out salvage pride and avoid a whitewash in the third T20I to wrap the series on Wednesday. The top-ranked T20I side in the world, Pakistan have been taken by surprise with intriguing performances from the islanders so far in the shortest format. Meanwhile, the visiting Sri Lankans would look to grab the opportunity of winning a T20I series 3-0 for the first time.
Pakistan Team News: Pakistan are likely to recall Iftikhar Ahmed back into the XI. One among Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad and Haris Sohail is likely to play.
Sri Lanka Team News: SL are expected to come out unchanged.
Recent Form (last five T20Is, most recent first)
Sri Lanka: WWWLL
bet365: Pakistan– 1/3, Sri Lanka– 12/5
Ladbrokes: Pakistan – 4/11, Sri Lanka – 9/4
Who will win Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 3rd T20I? Pakistan are favourites to win
Top Pakistan batsmen – Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman
Top Sri Lanka batsmen – Danushka Gunathilaka, Avishka Fernando
Top Pakistan bowlers– Shadab Khan, Mohammad Amir
Top Sri Lanka bowlers – Isuru Udana, Lakshan Sandakan
PAK Playing 11: Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Umar Akmal/Ahmed Shehzad/Haris Sohail, Sarfraz Ahmed (capt, wk), Iftikhar Ahmed, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hasnain
SL Playing 11: Danushka Gunathilaka, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Shehan Jayasuriya, Minod Bhanuka (wk), Dasun Shanaka (capt), Wanindu Hasaranga, Isuru Udana, Lakshan Sandakan, Kasun Rajitha, Nuwan Pradeep
3rd T20I, Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
9 October 2019